150 Great Tech Prep Careers, Second Edition describes rewarding jobs in a number of fields that are attainable without a four-year degree—requiring only on-the-job training, an apprenticeship, a certificate, or an associate’s degree. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, many of the selected careers in this useful resource are predicted to have fast growth and a high number of openings in the coming years. Covering a variety of industries including computers, education, health care, technical repair, and more, the jobs selected offer opportunities at many levels of skill and education. Each job article describes the job duties, required education, training, skills, expected earnings, and much more.
This accessible career guide also includes an introduction explaining how the jobs were selected, along with overviews of the hottest career fields.
Jobs covered include:
- Automobile collision repairers
- Broadcast engineers
- Computer support specialists
- Diagnostic medical sonographers
- Energy conservation technicians
- Graphic designers
- Legal secretaries
- Licensed practical nurses
- Medical assistants
- Plumbers and pipefitters